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It's time for the 2012 Holiday Safety House! ***Cancelled***

Update-  Due to yesterdays tragic events at Clackamas Town Center, this event has been cancelled.  You can still find the resources below online or by phone.  Have a safe holiday season!

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012, a home in North Portland will open its doors to the media to provide a visual and interactive "one-stop shopping" experience demonstrating the top holiday hazards and how to avoid them.

Organized and sponsored by local injury prevention experts and public safety personnel; the media will be invited to attend and watch demonstrations on common home holiday hazards. Experts will also be available to provide holiday safety advice. Details are below.

 

WHEN:    

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

9:00 am to 12:30 pm

 

WHERE:  

2224 North Willamette, Portland OR 97217

 

DEMONSTRATIONS AVAILABLE:

  • Wheeled Winter Sports – Trauma Nurses Talk Tough (TNTT)-Simone Carter
  • Toy Safety – Tom Sargent Safety Store-Marianne Bridwell-Chapman
  • Winter Driving – Oregon Department of Transportation-Kristie Gladhill
  • Cooking Fires –Portland Fire & Rescue-Damon Simmons
  • Fall Prevention – American Medical Response (AMR) and the Metro Area Safe Kids Coalition (safekids.org)-Lucie Drum
  • Candle Fires – Sandy Fire District-Alice Bush
  • Christmas Tree Safety –Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue-Tim Nokes
  • Burn Prevention – Legacy Oregon Burn Center-Curtis Ryun
  • Poison Prevention – Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon Poison Center-Lisbeth Ward-Fowler